Alta 1.5-Litre Grand Prix

Alta 1 1/2 Litre Grand Prix. by Jack Ibsley

The Alta 1 1/2 Litre was manufactured between 1935 and 1939. Only 12 examples were made.

The cars had a supercharged 4 cylinder engine with a capacity of 1496cc.

The engine had twin overhead camshafts and was able to produce 120hp and take the cars to a top speed of 115mph (185kmh).

The cars featured a single plate clutch and a four speed gearbox.

The brakes were cable operated.

The cars are 8ft long weighed 1707lb (775kg).

They cost £450 in 1936 and £500 in 1937.